JAB elects the new mem­bers

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The sec­ond elec­tion of the Jour­nal­ist As­so­ci­a­tion of Bhutan (JAB) was held yes­ter­day in the cap­i­tal. Mr. Dawa a popular talk host of BBS was elected as the pres­i­dent of the as­so­ci­a­tion. Three in­di­vid­u­als filed to con­tests for the post of pres­i­dent, Nam­gay Zam (a free­lance jour­nal­ist and for­mer BBS an­chor), Rinzin Wangchuk (cur­rent Dzongkha Ed­i­tor at Kuensel) and the pres­i­dent elect.

Sim­i­larly, Kin­ley Tsh­er­ing, the for­mer Gen­eral Sec­re­tary of the as­so­ci­a­tion was re elected for the post. Namkhai Norbu , the ed­i­tor of The Jour­nal­ist was elected for the Trea­surer.

Like wise Kin­ley Wanchuk of Ra­dio Val­ley rep­re­sent­ing ra­dios, Rabi Da­hal of Bhutan Ob­server rep­re­sent­ing print and Tara Limbu of BBS rep­re­sent­ing TV were elected to the post of the Board of the as­so­ci­a­tion. “With quite a ex­pe­ri­enced team we look for­ward for work­ing to­gether “said Kin­ley Tsh­er­ing after the elec­tion. The first elec­tion was held two and half years ago elect­ing Pas­sang Dorji from The Bhutanese as the pres­i­dent, Kin­ley Tsh­er­ing from Business Bhutan as the Gen­eral Sec­re­tary and Chundu Tsh­er­ing from Druk Neyt­suel as the trea­surer.

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